LEWIS is seeking an experienced Vice President, Media Strategy to consult with account leads on the most effective way to achieve excellent qualitative and quantitative media coverage for their clients. The Vice President, Media Strategy will help create unified media campaigns that are unique and impactful in reaching the clients’ target audiences and meeting their communications objectives. Reporting to the Senior Vice President, West Coast PR, the role will work across US accounts and will have direct client relationships as an expert consultant. This position is pivotal in the evolution of our premium client service capabilities and offer.
This is an opportunity that will suit an ambitious professional who relishes the chance to help develop and grow a business offering, enjoys communicating directly with the C-suite, thrives on challenges and on working in a fast-paced, international environment. With a strong entrepreneurial spirit, you understand how to best apply this spirit to a growing global organization.
The company is an integrated communications agency that has gone from start-up to multi-national in a little over two decades. The company now ranks in the top 40 agencies worldwide and has 24 offices. Its success is due to a combination of factors: talented people delivering award winning campaigns; expanding client relationships into new markets or services; making strategic acquisitions. The agency, its people and client campaigns have won many prestigious awards, including Cannes Lions, Holmes Report, ICCO, PRCA and European Excellence.
Purpose of the role
The Vice President (VP), Media Strategy will use their extensive knowledge of media and public relations, content creation/storytelling, thought leadership, media training and messaging, and senior executive profiling to create unified media campaigns. Leading the creation of unique story angles and planning media strategies across channels, the VP, Media Strategy is responsible for ensuring that all elements of the media plan are working together effectively and are delivering against expectations and goals.
The VP, Media Strategy will help engage with and win clients. They will contribute to, and participate in, credentials, RFIs and pitches.
Providing leadership and hands-on development of our people, the VP, Media Strategy will enthuse account teams about the media and instil a genuine interest in media engagement. Championing a collaborative, positive culture, they will forge strong relationships with colleagues and will be an active contributor to the success of the business.
You have a passion for engaging with the media and for delivering compelling stories to the clients’ audiences. Striving to deliver excellence, you enjoy delighting and surprising your stakeholders. A “starter finisher”, you like to achieve and exceed goals and make a positive impact. Considered, assertive and influential, you are an outstanding leader with the skills and aptitude to enthuse people at all levels of seniority. You are able to forge strong relationships, internal and external. Motivated by working in an agile environment, you relish the opportunity to think differently and to try new things.
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Remuneration and benefits
This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of the responsibilities for this role. Other responsibilities may be added from time to time.
LEWIS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed to creating and fostering an environment focused on equality, empowerment and respect. We strive to create an inclusive workplace that supports and celebrates our diversity. We continue to invest in our efforts to ensure that LEWIS is a place where everyone can thrive.Apply